Tagged: words

SpellTower

SpellTower 4.0 — The Beautifully Addictive Game Makes a Comeback

SpellTower is the beautifully addictive word game that bowled us over back in 2012. It made quite a mark for itself back then, gaining praise from everywhere and even made it to our Editor’s Choice of 2012 list. After a gap of over 4 years, SpellTower has resurfaced on the App Store today with a huge update that brings a host of improvements to the app. The app was last updated in September 2012 to fix the previous, rather disastrous...

LookUp Dictionary App

LookUp — The Elegant Dictionary App Comes to the iPad

LookUp has long been our favorite dictionary app for iPhone. We first wrote about it back in 2014 and since then, it has continued to evolve into a mature dictionary app with an exceptionally crafted UI as well as a fantastic feature set. The release of LookUp 3.0 back in September brought along a lovely visual refresh of the main screen along with an iMessage app. Today, LookUp 3.2 is out on the App Store and here’s what’s new in...

Lookup 3.0 Improves Upon its Elegance & Brings Along an iMessage App

LookUp is a beautiful and elegant dictionary app for iPhone and Apple Watch that we’ve featured twice already here on Beautiful Pixels. Today, the app has been updated to Version 3.0 that introduces a lovely dashboard, a refined definition screen and a brand new iMessage app. LookUp 3.0 now sports a dashboard where you can discover fresh new words, quotes and phrases every day. The artwork that accompanies these words looks great and goes a long way in improving the...

Word Vault is a Lovely iPhone App to Learn New Words

Although I’ve been writing professionally for over 10 years now, I still come across words in the English language that I either don’t understand, or don’t know how to pronounce. I still laugh at the fact that I was pronouncing ‘Yosemite’ all wrong and only realized my mistake when I got hooked onto all the Yosemite Timelapse videos on Vimeo. Often, I come across words with an interesting spelling and have to look up their meaning to fully understand them....

LookUp is an Elegant Dictionary App for Apple Watch and iPhone

Just about a year ago, we wrote about LookUp, a brilliant dictionary app for iPhone. In his review, Mikhail praised the simplicity of the app & its card based interface, and stated that “[LookUp] doesn’t feel like any other dictionary app for iPhone.” Although the app has structurally remained the same, it has undergone some really wonderful changes over the last one year and it was time to revisit it. The biggest feature added to LookUp recently is the Apple...

Wowed Creates Beautiful Word Clouds on your iPhone

I used to hate seeing “Tag clouds” on blog sidebars. I think I still do. I never thought word clouds would interest me so much, until I came across Wowed app for iPhone. Wowed (aptly named) is a beautiful iPhone app that lets you create and tweak word clouds that you can then share with anyone. Wowed allows you to automatically create word clouds using Tweets from Twitter, content from Webpages, text on your clipboard or from any words that...